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Showing posts from August, 2014

Summer 2014

We had the best summer ever. It feels weird to say that when it's only early August, but since public schools have started up again, the pools have closed, and so it's essentially coming to an end (sad!).

The kids, my mom, and I all got Holiday World summer fun cards this year for the first time. They cost around $100 each. At-the-gate admission is $44 for an adult so we figured if we went more than three times, they were worth the cost. However, I had a goal to go TEN times. We've been nine times, and tomorrow is the last weekday they are open, and we plan to go one last time! We've always gone once or twice per summer before. David went with us twice, we went with Mimi three or four times, we took our neighbor Joe with us a couple of times, and we went with our friends the Rosens once, too.

We developed a pretty severe soft serve habit by visiting the Rivertown Ice Cream & Grill, which is just a short drive from our house. You can get a 'small' (which is…